Daily Prompts

Use these prompts for ideas for celebrating every single day as if it were Christmas. Here you will find daily treats and kindnesses for yourself and for you to give to others.

The Santa Klaus Murder (1936) by Mavis Hay

  Since we're all frustrated by not being able to use the library right now, I thought I'd share an e-book and/or audio book that I recently enjoyed. It is The Santa Klaus Murder (affiliate link) by Mavis Doriel Hay, originally published in 1936. Now, I don't...

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Lucky and the Christmas Spirit

My 8 year old daughter likes to watch the series Spirit: Riding Free on Netflix. This is an animated series about a girl named Lucky, who rides a wild horse named Spirit. She lives in a small town somewhere in the "wild west", sometime in the early 1900s. You might...

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How to take a glitter photo

I want to experiment with taking photos of my kids blowing glitter toward the camera. It's going to be a rainy week where I live, so I'm going to have to wait for a sunny day. I feel like it would be a cute photo to have them wearing green shirts and blowing gold...

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We need a little Christmas

I'm really feeling these words...we need a little Christmas, now! And I'm happy to see that I'm not alone. I've heard of people in California and in Washington who are putting up Christmas lights outdoors to make neighborhoods look cheerful. I've seen people on social...

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Ham and cheese manicotti (freezer meal)

Ham and cheese manicotti is a special meal, and because it freezes really well, you can make it now and save it for Easter Sunday if you like. It is simple to make, but does take some time and makes a lot of dirty dishes in the process. Here are the ingredients to put...

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First day of spring!

The first day of spring comes early this year! Bring in a floral centerpiece to celebrate the vernal equinox. I ventured out to the grocery store and got a small bouquet for $5. They also had green and white bouquets from St. Patrick's Day that were on sale for $2. If...

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by wearing green. I know you can't go out and observe everyone else wearing green right now, but you can still participate and post photos on Instagram. I do not know what it is about St. Patrick’s Day, but I feel as though at least in the...

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